According to researchers, a complex dietary supplement has shows anti-aging properties that appear to prevent, and even reverse brain cell loss.
Supplements marketed to promote 'brain health' often overstate the products' benefits and do little-to-nothing to improve the aging brain. Researchers investigate the hidden dangers and false claims behind these products, which are highly profitable for manufacturers, but not so beneficial for consumers.
Researchers say, for the majority of people, taking daily multivitamins does little to prevent diseases or extend lifespan.
Researchers report children and teens with migraines appear to have mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10.
Children with ADHD and emotional regulation disorders who consumed a micronutrient formal made of essential minerals and vitamins were three times more likely to show improvements in symptoms compared to those who did not consume the formula.
A new study backs previous findings, reporting a reduced risk of ASD in the offspring of mothers who used folic acid and multivitamins both prior to and during pregnancy.
Researchers were able to produce 0.6 grams of ergothioneine, a natural amino acid that has promising effects on Alzheimer's disease in animal studies, per liter of yeast broth via a small scale fermentation process.
Researchers identified a genetic correlation between blood biomarkers and a range of mental health disorders. The study provides evidence some substance measures within the blood may be involved in the cause of mental illnesses. For example, immune system proteins may be involved in the development of depression, schizophrenia, and anorexia.